Preservation

Records Emergency Information

Emergency Preparedness aims to limit damage from disasters or other emergencies. When damage occurs, good Emergency Response and Recovery helps save more records in usable condition.

Federal Agencies

How to prepare, respond, and recover from emergencies affecting Federal records.

Members of Congress and Congressional Staff

How to prepare, respond, and recover from emergencies affecting congressional records.

State, Tribal and Local Governments

How to prepare, respond, and recover from emergencies affecting state, tribal, and local government records.

Cultural and Historical Institutions

How to prepare, respond, and recover from emergencies affecting cultural property.

General Public

How to safeguard and recover personal papers, documents, and family treasures affected by an emergency.

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National News

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Safety First Safety First:  Never enter an area affected by an emergency until the appropriate authority declares that it is safe.

News

NHPRC Grant
Senator Richard Lugar and the National Archives announce grant to Indiana.

National Archives Releases Natural Disasters DVD
Historic footage of natural disasters included on first collection of the new Our Planet Earth series.

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